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Diaz scores narrow win over Neer

At 23, "The Ultimate Fighter" Season 5 winner Nathan Diaz continues to grow inside the cage. Diaz made it five wins in a row by edging Josh Neer via split decision in the main event of "UFC FIght Night" on Wednesday.

Originally Published: September 18, 2008
By Joe Hall | Sherdog.com

Nathan Diaz edged out Josh Neer on a split decision Wednesday in the main event of UFC Fight Night at the Civic Auditorium in Omaha, Neb.

The back-and-forth bout came down to two 29-28 scores for Diaz and one for Neer.

Neer, 25, fighting out of the Miletich camp in Bettendorf, Iowa, had thrown Diaz around early. He slammed the winner of "The Ultimate Fighter 5" twice in the first round.

Perhaps the best takedown, however, was the throw Diaz used to toss ...

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